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New Music To Know: Ella Henderson Is Coming For America

The Brit got her start back in 2012 when she appeared on UK’s The X Factor. She was an early favorite to win with famous backers like Cher, Adele and Leona Lewis tweeting her praises, but she would only end up coming in sixth. But don’t feel sorry for her, she’s got her sights on a much bigger prize: America.

08/07/2014

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Meet Simon Cowell’s Latest Sensation, Emblem3

Emblem3 are the latest band that have a reality singing competition to thank for their rising success.

05/30/2013

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‘The X Factor’ Adds Two New Judges: Kelly Rowland And Paulina Rubio

Since the departure of high profile X Factor judge Britney Spears and record exec L.A. Reid, speculation has run rampant as to who will join Simon Cowell’s U.S. judging panel. The question was answered today […]

05/21/2013

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X Factor’s Josh Krajcik Finds Inspiration Outside His Comfort Zone

Bluesy singer Josh Krajcik was perhaps an unlikely contestant for a reality singing competition, but he wowed America when he auditioned for the first season of the X Factor. The self-described “burrito slinger” stepped on […]

04/30/2013

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Britney Spears Leaving ‘X Factor’

The rumors have been swirling and now MTV News are confirming it — Britney Spears will not return for a second season on the X Factor. Siting “sources close to the show,” the pop star […]

01/10/2013

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Ne-Yo Picks Drake And Prince As Ideal Singing Show Judges

As ‘The Voice’ and ‘X Factor’ close in on their big winners this week, Ne-Yo names the ideal candidates for singing show judges. Departing ‘X Factor’ judge, L.A. Reid, might have a shot.

12/17/2012

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Britney Spears Tops Forbes’ Highest-Earning Women In Music List

Brit Brit brought home a whopping $58 million thanks to her ‘Femme Fatale’ album, tour, fragrances and endorsement deals.

12/13/2012

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Ke$ha Gives Booty-Slapping, Crotch-Thrusting Performance

Check out her debut performance of “C’mon” on ‘The X-Factor’ last night.

12/07/2012

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Will.i.am And Britney Spears Want You To “Scream & Shout”

If you thought you’d never hear “It’s Britney, b****” ever again, you were mistaken.

11/20/2012

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Will Britney Return To “X Factor” Next Season?

When she was asked about returning next season on the red carpet last night at a party for the finalists, she had a very clear answer.

11/08/2012

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Olly Murs On His ‘X Factor’ Break, Says Simon Cowell Is ‘Petrifying’

“The X Factor was an opportunity for me to branch out and to be given a chance…I mean I worked in a call center. I used to sell kitchens on the phone,” Murs said.

10/02/2012

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will.i.am Developing “American Idol For Young Wizards”

Would you watch the reality show he calls “great TV and great for society?”

09/25/2012

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The ‘X Factor’ Recap: Auditions #4

But where are all of Greenboro’s citizens? As the judges Land Rovers are driven upon the cities streets, Cowell and Spears both watch in horror as they see…no one.

09/21/2012

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‘X Factor’ Auditions Recap: Britney Sings & Talent Reigns

This week’s contestants knocked it out of the park with their star-studded talent. But of course, every episode has to have its own share of wacky. There were handcuffs, a thief and Britney SINGS!

09/20/2012

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The Voice Vs. X Factor: Carson Daly Speaks Out

For the most part, The Voice has chosen to stay out of the fray, but Carson felt the need to address the elephant in the room on his radio show Thursday morning.

09/13/2012

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Tweet Beat: Who’s Ready For ‘The X-Factor’? Everybody!

The show is stepping it up this season after adding Britney Spears and Demi Lovato to their judge’s table.

09/12/2012

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The New Host of X-Factor is…

Simon Cowell has made it clear to FOX executives who he wants to be the new host of his hit show “X-Factor.” It’s someone without any previous hosting experience but spends plenty of time on the silver screen as a reality sweetheart.

09/12/2012

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Britney Spears Explains Her Decision To Join “The X Factor”

Brit and Simon Cowell reveal how the two met.

09/11/2012

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“X Factor” Gossip: What’s Fact And What’s Fiction

Will Justin Bieber join the show? Is Britney dressing inappropriately and taking the Simon Cowell insulter roll? What’s Nick Jonas got to do with Demi Lovato?

08/28/2012

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Christina Aguilera Talks Britney, Reveals She Might Leave ‘The Voice’

Christina is no longer the only Mouseketeer on primetime, hear what Xtina has to say about it.

08/14/2012

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Christina Aguilera Speaks Out On Mariah Carey And Britney Spears’ New TV Roles

This fall, the three singers are taking to the television screen to judge three reality singing competitions: American Idol, The Voice and X Factor.

07/30/2012

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Pink Weighs In On Why She Won’t Join “American Idol”

If there were no Simon Cowell Pink says, “I would be the honest voice but people wouldn’t like it.”

07/17/2012

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“X Factor’s” Chris Rene Is Ready To Show What He Can Do

Chris Rene is excited and hopeful for his new life after placing third runner-up on the X-Factor this past season. In an interview with 92.3 NOW/New York, Rene said he is stoked to wake up every morning and do what he loves. He said because of his new found success, he is looking forward to all the possibilities and opportunities that could come his way after the album is released.

06/07/2012

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Britney Spears & Demi Lovato Disagree During First “X Factor” Critique

X Factor auditions kicked off yesterday in Austin, Texas and the whole world was watching to see how new judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato would fare during their first day on the job.

05/25/2012

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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry 5/25

Did Britney Spears walk off the set of X Factor? Plus, Wilmer Valderamma is being sued, Kim Kardashian is upset (oh no), and Lindsay Lohan’s latest acting foray. All that and more in today’s Dirty Laundry!

05/25/2012

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Demi Lovato And Britney Spears Share Excitement Of Joining “X-Factor”

It’s been weeks of speculation but the rumors are true. Britney Spears and Demi Lovato took the stage alongside L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell just minutes ago at FOX’s upfront presentation in New York to fill the world in on what we already thought: Spears and Lovato will become the new judges on the X-Factor.

05/14/2012

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Howard Stern Bashes Britney Spears as a Judge on “X-Factor”

At a press conference yesterday, Howard Stern voiced some harsh opinions regarding Britney Spears potentially signing on as a judge for rival reality-talent show X-Factor.

05/11/2012

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Spears’ Fiance Named Co-Conservator As ‘X-Factor’ Deal Reportedly Nears

A judge has approved Britney Spears’ petition for her fiancé, Jason Trawick, to join her father as a co-conservator of her personal affairs.

04/26/2012

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15 Year Old Occupy’s Michael Buble’s Stage. Publicity Stunt or Dream Come True?!

What started out as a concert by the crooner turned into a spontaneous on-stage duet between Michael Buble and a 15 year old hidden talent.

12/08/2011

X-Factor Judge Cheryl Cole Told to Dump Boyfriend, Lose Weight, Get Some Style!

Cheryl Cole may not be a household name in the US yet, but  she’s working on it. Back in Britain she’s a big deal, having been a member of the girl group [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Girls Aloud[/lastfm], […]

05/24/2011

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